President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, by way of the Ministries of Data and Well being has donated Private Protecting Machines (PPEs) to assist the media in the battle towards COVID-19 in the country.
The donation included 5000 items of locally created deal with masks and 5000 items of hand gloves.
The donation was in fulfilment of component of a request produced the leadership of media bodies to the President to aid frontline media staff with PPEs when he engaged them as element of the Covid-19 response programme.
The media bodies engaged had been Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), the Countrywide Media Commission (NMC), Ghana Impartial Broadcasters Affiliation (GIBA), the Private Newspapers Publishers Association of Ghana (PRINPAG).
Presenting the things, to the management of the media, the Deputy Minister for Facts, Nana Ama Dokua Asiamah-Adjei praised the media for its immense contributions specifically in the battle in opposition to COVID-19 and their frequent training on preventive protocols.
“You have been a genuine spouse in this marketing campaign and we are grateful and will proceed to assistance you in anyway we can” she explained.
She reiterated government’s dedication to making certain the safety and safety of the media even as they move out to update and educate Ghanaians in this very important instances.
Mr Affail Monney, President of GJA who gained the goods on behalf of the leadership of the media bodies thanked the President for fulfilling his pledge when the management of the media identified as on him at the Jubilee Property past month.
”I feel this will also energize us to go the additional mile and enable provide our country to defeat this pandemic, which is imparting devastatingly on all of us”, he explained.
Existing have been the Mr Katey Bannerman, Deputy Govt Secretary of NMC, Ms Gloria Hiadze, Government Secretary of GIBA and Mrs Linda Asante-Agyei, Vice President of GJA.